Rotary Club Int’l immunises 2,000 children against polio in Plateau

The District 9125 of Rotary Club International, on Saturday, immunised no fewer than 2,000 children against polio in Kanam Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Ms Gloria Thomas, the state representative of Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee of Rotary in Plateau, said that the gesture was aimed at ensuring complete eradication of polio in Nigeria.

Thomas said that the exercise was in fulfillment of the pledge made by the club in 1985 to ensure that children enjoy a polio-free world.

“Rotary International in 1985 made a promise that it would make world polio-free for all children and billions of dollars have been dedicated to ensure that this is actualised.

“What we have done today is part of our efforts in fulfilling this pledge of ensuring that our children grow up in a society free of polio.

In his remarks, the Emir of Kanam, Alhaji Mohammadu Mu’azu, commended the efforts of the club at ensuring that polio was completely eradicated.